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Londinium; Swords and Sandals Outdoor Cinema

Published on 07th July 2017

Watch an epic season of Roman-inspired films on the site of London’s Roman Amphitheatre. Whether you’re into classic or cult, enjoy some all-time favourites including the hilarious Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott’s blockbuster, Gladiator, and Kit Harington flexing his muscles in Pompeii. See full schedule here.  Bring a cushion to sit on and either enjoy your own picnic or treat yourself to the Italian street food, beer and cocktails on sale in Guildhall Yard. Then settle down to swords, sandals, superstars, silliness, songs and sheer sauce. Special partnership offer – £8 (reduced from £10) Claim your discounted ticket by quoting 071517 when you book online or by phone on 020 7638 8891. The outdoor cinema is part of the Londinium festival celebrating the city’s Roman heritage, by City of London. Team London Bridge are also hosting free guided walking tours looking at the story of the London Bridge area and its connectivity to the Romans and the river.

Evening Guided Walk – Romans in London Bridge Area

Published on 07th June 2017

This free guided walking tour provides a fascinating insight into this historically rich part of London, looking at the story of London Bridge area and its connectivity to the Romans and the river. The Blue Badge Guide will take us to see many of the local highlights, explaining their significance and place in history as we go along. Meeting at 5.50pm for a 6pm departure, the walk will start at The Scoop at More London, SE1. Ending at 7:30pm in St Paul’s area. Please book on Eventbrite, as spaces are limited. This is an event that is part of the Londinium festival, by City of London. Travel back to Roman London through a spectacular variety of themed events and activities, as the City celebrates its Roman heritage during the Londinium festival. More information here.